The Right Components

The Right Components

The Right Components Excerpts taken from Wizarding on a Budget, Chapter 6, Magic Items and You Many aspiring wizards are intimidated by the cost of materials required for casting spells, but most of these materials can be purchased second hand, or gathered from nature...
Good Vibes ft. Another Life

Good Vibes ft. Another Life

File this one under “current affairs.” Not only did Melissa get a sweetheart novelette published, but she got donors to raise some $ for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. To celebrate these double convictions, your Boy & Gal Fridays eschew a...
Iron Sorcerer – Published!

Iron Sorcerer – Published!

Coming November, 2019, the Iron Sorcerer will be published in the speculative fiction journal Kyanite Press! I am so honored and excited to be part of the Kyanite family, and have my work published in there journal. They have a lot of novels planned as well for the...
Fantasy Flops ft. MTV’s Shannara Chronicles

Fantasy Flops ft. MTV’s Shannara Chronicles

The race to replace ‘Game of Thrones’ is underway, but after that ending, is sword and sorcery dead? Nearly a year after MTV cancelled Shannara Chronicles, Melissa and Jon Matos ask why it failed. Can new writers recapture the magic of the 80’s...